Personalities | Rex Allen | West Coast Scene | Country
(Vocals, actor, narrator, 1920–99)
The last of the singing cowboys, Arizona-born Rex Allen made 19 movies for Republic before the genre ended with his The Phantom Stallion (1954). His powerful voice ensured several chart successes – the highest being ‘Crying In The Chapel’ (1953) – and a long career as a narrator for several Disney documentaries. The musical tradition has been carried on by his son, Rex Allen Jr. (b. 1947), and they collaborated on the album The Singing Cowboys (1995).
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